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Button Group

Button groups are containers for related action items. They're great when you need to display a group of actions in a bar. These build off the button styles and work perfectly with the grid.

Basics

Add the .button-group class to a container, and inside it place any number of buttons. The buttons are separated by a small border.

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<div class="button-group">
  <a class="button">One</a>
  <a class="button">Two</a>
  <a class="button">Three</a>
</div>

Sizing

Button groups can be sized with the same classes as standard buttons: .tiny, .small, and .large.

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<div class="small button-group">
  <a class="button">Small</a>
  <a class="button">Button</a>
  <a class="button">Group</a>
</div>

Coloring

Buttons within a button group can be colored individually with the .secondary, .success, .warning, and .alert classes.

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<div class="button-group">
  <a class="secondary button">View</a>
  <a class="success button">Edit</a>
  <a class="warning button">Share</a>
  <a class="alert button">Delete</a>
</div>

The entire group can also be colored using the same classes.

<div class="secondary button-group">
  <a class="button">Harder</a>
  <a class="button">Better</a>
  <a class="button">Faster</a>
  <a class="button">Stronger</a>
</div>

Even-width Group

Add the .expanded class to the container to make a full-width button group. Each item will automatically size itself based on how many buttons there are, up to a maximum of six.

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<div class="expanded button-group">
  <a class="button">Expanded</a>
  <a class="button">Button</a>
  <a class="button">Group</a>
</div>

Stacking

A button group can be made vertical with the .stacked class. You can also use .stacked-for-small to only stack a button group on small screens, or .stacked-for-medium to only stack on small and medium screens.

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<div class="stacked-for-small button-group">
  <a class="button">How</a>
  <a class="button">Low</a>
  <a class="button">Can</a>
  <a class="button">You</a>
  <a class="button">Go</a>
</div>

Split Buttons

To build a split button, just create a button group with two buttons.

To create a button with only an arrow, add the class .arrow-only. Note that the button still needs a label for screen readers, which can be embedded inside the button with a .show-for-sr element. In the example below, an assistive device will read the arrow button as “Show menu”.

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<div class="button-group">
  <a class="button">Primary Action</a>
  <a class="dropdown button arrow-only">
    <span class="show-for-sr">Show menu</span>
  </a>
</div>